Socio-Legal Sources and Methods in International Law

Programme details

  • Guest editorial - David Gee (Institute of Advanced Legal Studies)

Socio-Legal Methods in International Law

  • Luis Eslava (University of Kent Law School) on “Ethnographic thinking in international Law”
  • Isobel Roele (Queen Mary University of London Law School): “How does the UN Security Council work? Beyond paper and procedure”
  • Emilie Cloatre (University of Kent Law School): “Actor-network theory, materialities and the study of international law”

Socio-Legal Sources of International Law

  • Hester Swift (Foreign and International Law Librarian, IALS): “The international law collections of IALS Library”
  • Yassin Brunger (University of Leicester Law School): “‘Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain’. Revealing international legal cultures through empirical evidence”
  • Lesley Dingle (Foreign and International Law Librarian, University of Cambridge): “The international law collections of the Squire Law Library, University of Cambridge”

Socio-Legal Histories of International Law

  • Mira Siegelberg (Queen Mary University of London School of History/School of Law): “The archives of international legal history”
  • Jeroen Vervliet (Director of the Peace Palace Library, The Hague): “The international law collections of the Peace Palace Library”
  • Ruth Frendo (IALS Archivist and Records Manager): “The archive and records collections of the International Law Association (ILA)”

Objects of International Law

  • Jessie Hohmann (Queen Mary University of London Law School): “Objects and material cultures of international law” 
  • Jonathan Sims (Content specialist for humanities and social sciences, British Library): “Looking beyond the sources of international law: inspiring and supporting research at the British Library”
Page last updated: 15th February 2017